Torture is a Crime

The release of a Senate’s report summary on CIA torture once again makes crystal clear that the US government used torture. Demand accountability!

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September 18, 2014

Community leader U Sein Than has received four further sentences for participating in a series of peaceful protests. He now faces two years’ imprisonment.

September 17, 2014

Human rights lawyer Anum Siregar was attacked by an unknown person in Wamena, Papua province. She is currently defending a tribal leader who is a prisoner of conscience.

September 16, 2014

25-year-old Iranian-British national, Ghoncheh Ghavami, was arrested on June 30 for peacefully protesting against Iran’s ban on women being present in sport stadiums. She is a prisoner of conscienc...

August 18, 2014

Ibrahim El Sheikh, a leading member of the political opposition in Sudan, has been in detention since 8 June. His health is deteriorating and he is at risk of receiving the death penalty.